Preschool News

Posted 12/07/2017 05:00PM
Preschool and Lower School families are encouraged to come out to Kirby Gym on Friday, Dec. 8, for an evening of incredible basketball and activities specially organized for our youngest students — it's Preschool-Lower School Night at the CavDome!
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Posted 11/29/2017 05:00PM
Does your holiday shopping list include a Cav fanatic? Then put the Cavalier Supply Co.'s annual holiday sale on your to-do list! All clothing and gift items will be 20 percent off from Monday, Dec. 4, to Friday, Dec. 8.
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Posted 11/16/2017 05:05PM
The Used Book Sale collection efforts are off to a terrific start, with thousands of books donated already. Many of these books are particularly appropriate for Preschool readers, so the Used Book Sale committee will once again host a Preschool Mini Used Book Sale on Friday, Dec. 1.
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Posted 11/09/2017 04:17PM
Bundle Up Durham — an organization started by Durham Academy Upper School students that provides winter coats to children in need — has partnered with DA basketball to sponsor a coat drive and T-shirt sale surrounding the first varsity basketball home game Friday, Nov. 17.
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Posted 11/02/2017 03:46PM
Sarah Goldstein has an adventurous spirit: She likes to "try things that scare me a little bit." Sarah Goldstein has an adventurous spirit: She likes to "try things that scare me a little bit."
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Posted 10/18/2017 04:20PM
Maintenance foreman Randy Baker has been working at Durham Academy for 37 years and is the father of a DA graduate, but were it not for a head poking around the corner of the business office, Baker wouldn't be here at all.
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Posted 10/13/2017 12:00PM
Preschoolers and Lower Schoolers set up bake sales on Middle and Upper School campuses.
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Posted 10/10/2017 05:24PM
Lace up your sneakers and join us on Saturday, Nov. 18, for the eighth annual Durham Academy Turkey Trot 5K and Fun Run! Registration is now open.
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Posted 10/05/2017 05:00PM
The entire Durham Academy community will join together to raise funds for hurricane relief from Oct. 17 to 20 with a series of fundraisers. Please support students' efforts as you are able! All proceeds will be donated to One America Appeal to support recovery from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, with the exception of the Middle School's film screening; proceeds from that event will be split between One America Appeal and a foundation that supports residents of St. Maarten.
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Posted 10/04/2017 05:00PM
Durham Academy students of all ages, parents, siblings, faculty, staff and alumni are all encouraged to come cheer on the Cavs on Friday, Oct. 13, for Homecoming 2017!
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Posted 09/20/2017 12:00PM
Durham Academy Parents Association collects Box Tops for Education, and the fall collection deadline is Oct. 25 — so start clipping and dropping them off!
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Posted 09/11/2017 04:00PM
Durham Academy's Fall Gifts & Wraps Fundraiser offers parents a simple way to support the school and purchase high-quality gift items and gift wrap at the same time! Order are due by Friday, Sept. 22, with delivery expected by the end of October.
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Posted 08/31/2017 02:13PM
Over time, school mission statements can calcify; words that still reflect important school principles and values can feel a bit disconnected from the lived experience of those in the community. This year, we deconstructed our mission statement, re-identified its component parts and created new art with it — and in the process, defined what a "moral, happy, productive" life looks like, during a student's time at DA ... and beyond.
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Posted 08/31/2017 10:00AM
The year's first Dine Out for DA event is set for Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Treforni. Mark your calendars for this terrific opportunity to dine with other DA families, enjoy an authentic Neapolitan-style pizza, and fundraise for Durham Academy Parents Association at the same time!
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Posted 08/24/2017 12:25PM
The new school year brought 16 new faculty and staff members to the Durham Academy community.
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Posted 08/23/2017 02:00PM
Feel like you visit Amazon or the grocery store every day? Wouldn't it be great if all that shopping helped out a worthy organization? Durham Academy's Parents Association has established affinity programs with several local and online stores, including Amazon, Whole Foods, Mighty Nest, Kroger, Harris Teeter, Office Depot and Weaver Street Market. Every time you use your card or scrip, Durham Academy will receive a percentage back, and there is no additional cost to you!
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Posted 08/17/2017 01:36PM
Each parent of a Durham Academy student is a member of Parents Association, and all parents are invited to learn about the many activities and initiatives of Parents Council (the governing body of the group) at one of two Parents Council Fairs: Friday, Sept. 7, in the Lower School's Brumley Performing Arts Building, and Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Middle School's Taylor Hall.
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Posted 08/17/2017 01:00PM
Want to see your child's schedule at a glance or review progress reports? Need to sign up for an Extended Day program? Looking for college counseling forms? Look no further than your Veracross Parent Portal! The Parent Portal was redesigned over the summer and is easier to use and more mobile-friendly than ever.
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Posted 08/17/2017 12:26PM
In the event of a closing or schedule change due to inclement weather or a school emergency, Durham Academy will communicate this information to families in a number of ways.
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Posted 08/17/2017 12:20PM
By using Durham Academy's iCal calendar subscriptions, parents, faculty and students can easily add continually updated event feeds to their calendar client of choice with just a few clicks. You may add as many or as few calendars — ranging from your child's class schedule or assignments, to division-specific activities and athletic team schedules, to Middle and Upper School rotational calendars — as you wish to any calendar client that accepts iCal feeds.
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Posted 08/17/2017 10:12AM
From classmates' contact information to team schedules and division calendars, the Durham Academy App/online directory has what you need to prepare for and stay organized through the new school year.
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Posted 08/17/2017 10:00AM
Durham Academy's Communications Office wants you to know what's happening at DA, and we share information with our community in three ways.
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Posted 08/15/2017 12:45PM
As you gear up for the new school year, be sure to stop by the Cavalier Supply Co.'s Back-to-School Sale, with all school supplies, DA apparel and gift items offered at a 15 percent discount. The sale will be held from Wednesday, Aug. 16, to Friday, Aug. 178, in the school store — located in the Upper School Learning Commons. The store is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the week before the start of school.
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Posted 05/18/2017 04:01PM
If you ask first-grade chess players what they enjoy about the game, they'll offer up a slew of benefits. It's fun. It helps them slow down and focus. It gives their brains a workout. And, for those who win a lot of matches, there's the glory.
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Posted 05/04/2017 07:59AM
Durham Academy's school store, The Cavalier Supply Co., will hold its end-of-year clearance sale from Monday, May 8, to Friday, May 19, with prices slashed by 20 percent on all clothing and gift items both in store and online.
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